Giveaway: 2 winners to see Fluff at Walton Arts Center!


Alas, Spring Break is over. But we’ve got something to cheer you up! We’re giving away two family packs to see the kids’ show Fluff at Walton Arts Center. TWO MAMAS will win — and each will receive four tickets! Fluff will appear at WAC on April 13 at 2 p.m. ABOUT THE SHOW: Fluff [...]

Video: Mom Prom shopping trip!


It’s certainly not mandatory to go shopping before you go to the NWA Mom Prom on April 26th. We guarantee that you already have something in your closet that would work just great. Or you could always borrow a dress or find an awesome deal at a consignment shop. That’s what lots of women did [...]

Mamas on Magic 107.9: Let’s act a fool this week!

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We’re celebrating all kinds of foolish things this week during our Mamas on Magic 107.9 radio segments. Tomorrow (April 1st) is April Fool’s Day so it’s the perfect time to cut loose a little. Listen to each day’s radio segment by turning the radio dial to Magic 107.9 at 7:45 a.m. each weekday. If you [...]

Devotion in Motion: A Life Lived on High Beam

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14 You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:14 (NKJV) By Bro. John L. Cash As technology races forward, there are still some things worthy of a look toward the past. Even though most of today’s correspondence is sent via electronic devices like [...]

The Rockwood Files: What I’ve learned about stage fright

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By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 Tomorrow I’m going to attend a luncheon and speak for 20 to 30 minutes to a room full of people. I’m headed to bed early tonight in hopes I’ll be rested and on my “A game” tomorrow. But we all know the night before a speech [...]

Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: April 2014


The Wizard of Oz, WAC Date: April 1 Time: Varies Location: Walton Arts Center More info: Click here NWA March for Babies Date: April 5 Time: 10 a.m. Location: Arvest Ballpark, Springdale More info: Click here Easter Bunny at the NWA Mall Saturday, April 5 – Saturday, April 19* Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – [...]

Mamas Marketplace: Cool stuff for moms and kids

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Guest post by Liz Boch Let’s talk car seats. For me, Jackson arrived on Oct. 29, so I needed to “winterize” his travel as much as possible. And with his stiff neck, I also needed something that would keep him facing forward. First, I bought a Car Seat Canopy from It buttons to the [...]

Healthy Mama: Struggling with separation anxiety?

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By Kimberly Steed, RN, MNSc. (woman, nurse, mother of 2 and wife of Dr. Steed) The last few months I’ve been dealing with SEPARATION ANXIETY. Our oldest child, Glyn, never seemed to have an issue with me leaving or walking away. When and if he did, it was easily resolved. But that hasn’t been the [...]

Good Gossip: Celeb engagements, weddings and babies on the way

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Okay, we admit it. We love a little celebrity gossip but don’t want to do something we teach our kids not to do. It’s never good to indulge in stuff meant to humiliate or hurt another person. That’s why we came up with the concept of “Good Gossip,” which is celeb news minus any mean [...]

Mealtime Mama: A frozen treat like Wendy’s Frosty


The fact that Spring Break starts today — coupled with the extra sunshine — has us thinking about frozen treats. Here’s a recipe that’s supposed to taste just like a Wendy’s Frosty, so if  you have an ice cream maker, pull that baby out, dust her off, and try this: Ice Cream (like Wendy’s) 1/2 [...]

Mamas on Magic 107.9: Gimme a break!

Happy Spring Break week, mamas! Many of us are enjoying a few structure-free days free from school and the usual routine, so this week we’re dedicating the Mamas on Magic segments to all things break-related. We’ll talk about fun things you can do during Spring Break right here in Northwest Arkansas, so be sure to [...]

Devotion in Motion: For the sake of Christ

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“Then I will teach transgressors Your ways, And sinners shall be converted to You. “ Psalm 51:13 (NKJV) By Bro. John L. Cash I love Church history.  I guess at first glance it sounds boring, but in reality, it is full of all sorts of little stories that are both fascinating and instructive for Christian [...]

The Rockwood Files: Recipe for raising kids

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By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 Yesterday, as I was standing over the stove stirring boiling macaroni noodles, I asked a question my family hears a lot around our house. “Wonder what I should write about this week. You guys have any ideas?” When you have a weekly writing deadline, you often [...]

Mom Prom News: Table sponsor spotlight on Rene Guin-Salazar

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Ladies, we’re working on some beautiful centerpieces for the prom tables this year. We’ll keep you posted as we make our final selections. We’ll have more tables for taking a rest this year, but we know you’ll want to be up dancing most of the time! We’re getting our playlist polished and our DJ, Frankie, [...]

How to start gardening with your kids

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Once we get through the blustery days of March, it becomes much easier to get the whole family outdoors. When the south winds start to blow, be prepared to garden with the kiddos. We’ve heard over and over again that children are more likely to eat vegetables if they have a hand in growing them, [...]